Birds & Billy Balls Cake

Billy Balls and Birds Cake

The  moment I saw this cake, I was smitten.  It's not hard to see why... this crisp and clean design wooed me with its simple elegance.  I've always been a fan of the less-is-more school of thought.  And when a fresh white background meets soft natural elements like billy balls and branches, you ... Continue Reading

Rustic Fresh Apple Cake

Rustic Apple Wedding Cake

One look at today's cake and you'll be enamored with its natural charm.  Layers of fresh apple cake take center stage in this rustic inside-out design.  Each tier has six layers of fresh apple cake with raisins, filled with cream cheese icing and stacked high.  Doesn't that sound divine?  Resting ... Continue Reading

Welcome: Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Modern Striped Wedding Cake by Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory!  This cake shop is seriously all about the fun!  From the talented team of bakers and cake designers to their mascot!  (Yes, you read that right... the shop mascot is known as Dr. Fresh.)  Most importantly, the ... Continue Reading

Bold, Daring & New: Entrement Cakes

Graphic Art Entremet Cake by MRobin Cakes

Over the years, I've seen a few cakes.  And just when I think I've seen everything, I realize that creative minds are always working to push new boundaries.   That's why I love introducing you to new ideas and trends.  And oh my, today is going to be a very trendy day!!  When I first saw today's ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Inspiration: Fresh Autumn Wedding

It's like someone flipped a switch and suddenly fall has arrived in Central Illinois... the weather here has cooled off like crazy in the last week!  Our dinners out on the patio have quickly come to a halt and I found myself shopping yesterday for long sleeve tops for my daughter!  She's been ... Continue Reading

Welcome: The Pastry Studio

The Pastry Studio - Daytona Beach, FL

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory!  If you're a regular reader, you're probably already familiar with this charming cake shop in Daytona Beach.  We've had the privilege to feature some of their cakes in the past.... like this adorable candy buttons ... Continue Reading

300 Layer French Crepe Cake

300 Layer Crepe Cake by Petite Rêve Chocolates

Oh my goodness, prepare yourself for today's post!  I absolutely loved this cake the moment I saw it and have a feeling you will too.  This non-traditional wedding cake has a rustic, vintage feel to it while still being ultra elegant and feminine.  And I can only imagine how delicious it was!  Over ... Continue Reading

Romantic & Ruffled Wedding

Romantic & Ruffled Wedding Cake

If you've jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, you may already be familiar with today's featured cake.  It has been pinned, and repinned!  Most likely because so many of you love it, just like I do!  When I first spotted this stunning cake, I instantly wanted to know more.  Who created it?  What did ... Continue Reading

BRIDES Magazine’s Most Beautiful Cakes

Retro Flower Cake by Carrie Sellman for BRIDES Magazine

You know... I write about cakes all the time.  Each day I feature cake designs that I adore, which were created by others.  It is my privilege to post their images and share their talent for everyone to enjoy.  Normally, my write ups come easily as I oohhh and awe over the details and techniques ... Continue Reading

Field Trip: Cake Opera Co.

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Don't you ever wish you could stop in and smell the sweetness at the cake shops we feature?  If you only lived closer... or could plan a cake crawl across the country.  Well, our new Field Trip Series is going to bring your favorite cake shops right to your door.   Or well, at least to your ... Continue Reading